Application Security Engineer, IBM Skills Academy @ Kaplan

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Course introduction

NEW TECHNOLOGICAL CAPABILITIES COME WITH NEW VULNERABILITIES Currently, the cost of cybercrime for the global economy has been estimated at US$445 billion annually. The need to protect a company’s online data infrastructure is now more important than ever as information technology continues to advance. The Application Security Engineer course prepares learners to scan web applications against vulnerabilities and cyberattacks. This will require skills in web application security, such as scanning and testing applications, in order to identify and analyse security vulnerabilities. Training topics will include OWASP security standards, glass-box scanning, cross-site scripting, broken authentication, cross-site request forgery and threat analysis and reports.



Target Audience


  • Ages 20 - 45
  • Computer Science
  • Technology



Course Outline


Overview

NEW TECHNOLOGICAL CAPABILITIES COME WITH NEW VULNERABILITIES
Currently, the cost of cybercrime for the global economy has been estimated at US$445 billion annually. The need to protect a company’s online data infrastructure is now more important than ever as information technology continues to advance. The Application Security Engineer course prepares learners to scan web applications against vulnerabilities and cyberattacks.
This will require skills in web application security, such as scanning and testing applications, in order to identify and analyse security vulnerabilities. Training topics will include OWASP security standards, glass-box scanning, cross-site scripting, broken authentication, cross-site request forgery and threat analysis and reports.

This course comprises the following learning modules:

Module I – Cyber Security Overview

  • Security Overview, Trends, Case Studies
  • Security Standards and Frameworks
Module II – Cyber Security Foundations
  • Application Security Technologies - HTML5 and JavaScript Programming
  • SQL Relational Database, Objects and Tables
Module III – Application Security Engineer
  • Web Application Components and Security Issues
  • OWASP Web Application Security Attack Classifications
  • SQL Injection
  • Brute Force Authentication
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)
  • Insecure Direct Object Reference
  • Security Misconfiguration
  • Sensitive Data Exposure
  • Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)
  • Vulnerability Testing, Scanning and Threat Modelling
  • Reporting Threats and Vulnerabilities
  • Glass-Box Testing
  • Scanning Web Services
  • Extend Functions by using SOK and AXF
  • Troubleshooting IBM AppScan
Duration
  • Classroom Learning: 24 hours
  • Self-Paced Online Learning: 8 hours
  • Total Hours: 32 hours
Associated Job Roles

The knowledge and abilities imparted in this course will help learners in job roles such as:
  • Security Intelligence Engineer
  • Mobile Application Developer
  • Cloud Application Developer



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